toy (n.) 2
fancy, fantastic thought
E3 IV.iii.83 [King John to Charles] all are frivolous fancies, toys, and dreams
Ham I.iv.75 [Horatio to Hamlet, of the Elsinore cliff] The very place puts toys of desperation ... into every brain
Oth I.iii.265 [Othello to all] when light-winged toys / Of feathered Cupid seel with wanton dullness / My speculative and officed instruments
Oth III.iv.152 [Emilia to Desdemona, of Othello's mood] Pray heaven it be ... no conception nor no jealous toy / Concerning you
R3 I.i.60 [Clarence to Richard, of King Edward's imaginings] such-like toys as these / Hath moved his highness to commit me

Back